The first years of practice can be a time of great hope and exhilaration -- and fatigue and anxiety. This group is designed to allow new teachers and veterans alike to connect and share that sense of community that is so important in the first years.

The Teacher Mentoring Project at the EduPLN

Lisa Michelle Dabbs Edu Consultant. Blogger & Social Media Marketing at Edutopia

Do you have an interest in connecting to a virtual or face to face mentor? Maybe you have a mentor at school, but would enjoy another supportive shoulder?

I have started a group at the Educators PLN http://edupln.ning.com
Join us by creating an account at the Educators PLN!
Then join The Teacher Mentoring Project Group.
http://edupln.ning.com/group/theteachermentoringproject

This groups purpose:To collaborate and find best practices and to mentor and support teachers in K-12 and higher education institutes of learning worldwide for online and offline learning.

You can fill out the google doc on the group page and start to connect with a mentor right away! Feel free to email them, they are all prepared to be contacted or connect with them right on the EduPLN.

From there we will begin to plan connecting each other through monthly or bi-monthly seminars on Vokle.com, blogging and #ntchat http://newteacherchat.wikispaces.com/

I look forward to seeing this project grow!

Best,
Lisa

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ESL Teacher from Uruguay, South America

Hi LISA After today´s #ntchat

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Hi LISA
After today´s #ntchat I headed here and started browsing the many discussions and finally decided to create a new one named First Steps where I provide a link to the Teacher Mentoring Project.
I am really excited about it. Hope to learn and share my experiences with fellow colleagues.

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